International News

Sports Personality shortlist named

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:19
Ten contenders are named on the shortlist for the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on 14 December.

VIDEO: Llewelyn-Bowen's festive park closes

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:18
An attraction styled, though not produced, by TV interior designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has had to close after just one day, following complaints from hundreds of disappointed customers.

Jet attacks Tripoli's last airport

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 10:16
An unidentified jet carries out two air strikes on Maitiga air base in Tripoli, the Libyan capital's last functioning airport.

Sturridge will return 'soon enough'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:56
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says his injury troubles are making him stronger and he will be back "soon enough".

FC Schalke 04 v Chelsea

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:41
Ex-Chelsea boss Roberto Di Matteo is not motivated by revenge before his Schalke side host his old club on Tuesday.

ID-theft equality boss found guilty

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:38
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity.

Assembly passes murder info motion

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:22
The Northern Ireland Assembly calls on republicans to provide more information to the police about the murder of County Armagh man Paul Quinn seven years ago.

Where did Chuck Hagel go wrong?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:11
Mr Hagel may not have been fired from his top military post but he appears to have been pushed, says the BBC's Jonathan Marcus

Women win historic bobsleigh medals

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:03
Kaillie Humphries and Elana Meyers-Taylor become the first women to win international four-man bobsleigh medals.

Britain's soggy future?

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 09:00
The Bank of England's chief economist, Andy Haldane, tells the BBC that there's a risk that long term growth in the UK, and other developed economies, will be "soggier than it has been in the past"

Spain priests held over child abuse

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:49
Police in Granada have arrested three priests and one layman on suspicion of child sex abuse, according to Spain's interior minister.

VIDEO: Lewis Hamilton's season in numbers

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:32
See Lewis Hamilton's season in stats as he becomes only the fourth British F1 driver to win multiple world championships.

RBS 'wanted critic's mortgage back'

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:29
A businessman who wrote a government report that criticised RBS has been told he can no longer remain a customer of the bank, Panorama learns.

VIDEO: Better than Beckham? Great NFL catches

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:15
After Odell Beckham Jr's incredible catch for the New York Giants, BBC Sport looks at the best efforts from the 2013 season to see how they compare.

US death sparks replica gun law call

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:05
The fatal shooting by US police of a 12-year-old boy brandishing a replica gun in a playground prompts calls for the guns to be more clearly marked.

Club arsonist jailed for seven years

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 08:05
An arsonist who tried to torch a Swansea nightclub with 200 people inside is jailed for seven years.

DUP remarks 'appalling': McGuinness

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 07:57
Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness has said it was "absolutely appalling " to hear Gregory Campbell's remarks about Irish language at the DUP conference.

VIDEO: Man's 20-year fake identity

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 07:55
The former head of the Somerset Racial Equality Council is convicted of fraud after stealing another man's identity, as Duncan Kennedy reports.

Italian doctor catches Ebola virus

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 07:46
An Italian doctor who contracted Ebola while working for a charity in Sierra Leone is being flown back to Rome for treatment, officials say.

Three guilty of estate axe killing

BBC - Mon, 2014-11-24 07:38
Three teenagers who killed a 46-year-old with an axe and a knife when he confronted them on a west London estate are convicted.